Guest Post — Charleston 2022 — Finding Paths to Open Access Book Publishing

Erich van Rijn looks at the University of California’s Luminos open access books program and reviews lessons learned and what is needed for such programs to succeed.

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New Project. DIAMAS, building capacity for OA diamond publishing

The institutional OA diamond publishing sector can be challenged by fragmentation; its visibility can be limited, its service of varying quality, and its sustainability is not always secure. A new European […]

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The SSP Humanities Community Network Lifts Off

A Humanities and Social Sciences Publishing Professionals Community of Interest Network is launching! An interview with facilitators Laura Ansley and Dawn Durante about the group and its focus –and how it’s meeting a clear need.

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Guest Post — The Monograph and the Mission: University of Michigan Pledges $1.2 Million to Fund Open Access Book Publishing

The University of Michigan Press discusses its burgeoning open access monograph program.

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 Guest Post — What Do Library-Publisher Relations Look Like in 2022?

The AUPresses Library Relations Committee asks Peter Berkery and Mary Lee Kennedy to share their thoughts about how relations between publishers and libraries have changed.

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Guest Post: Scholarly Book Publishing Workflows and Implications for RIM Systems

The ability to harvest and reuse publications metadata at scale is good for STEM journal articles but poor for monographs, with significant implications for RIM systems. Why is this so? 

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Guest Post — Pandemic Disruptor: Canadian Perspectives on how COVID-19 is Changing Open Access (Part 1)

A look at open access policies and developments in Canada, especially in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Part 1 of a 2 part post.

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The AUPresses Global Partner Program Begins: An Interview with the Partner Presses

A pilot program that seeks to deepen transnational dialogue and collaboration among mission-driven scholarly publishers.

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